Read all about it: The Most Prestigious Event for “Leaders in Luxury”

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Through a careful choreography of celebration, insight, and knowledge, from the stunning line-up of quality speakers to the exquisite surroundings, The Institute’s signature event has been designed to delight the senses and arouse curiosity in exploring the unusual. This exclusive experience is open to their Guild Members…top performers, achieve Guild today.

Be Treated to a Spectacular Experience from the Outset.

The all-inclusive hospitality package includes an evening reception, gala dinner, networking breakfasts and lunches, two days of education, innovative learning experiences and the opportunity to connect with luxury real estate’s finest minds.  

Network with Caliber.

Associated with the exceptionally high caliber of real estate’s elite luxury experts – attendees come from as far as Europe and South America and return year after year to reconnect.  Networking events abound throughout the schedule creating opportunities to connect, share, learn and build long-lasting relationships.

Quality Education.

The Institute brings powerful and insightful presenters dedicated to making a difference combined with the opportunity to participate in truly unique methods of learning and knowledge…this year is no exception and attendees are in for an exciting selection of interactions.

Prepare to be Entertained.

Step into the opulent surroundings of Terranea Resort and come prepared to sample all its delights together with a stunning event-filled schedule.  A Welcome Reception with sumptuous bites and libations, a Gala Awards Dinner and an original performance by The Groundlings Improv Troupe, adding levity and humor.

Be Rewarded for your Excellence.

In recognition of members who are raising the bar in the industry, through innovative and effective marketing, attendees are invited to submit a presentation about one or more of their strategies, in the following categories:

  • Social Marketing Award – Demonstrates the best use of social media to market and sell a property.
  • Personal Branding Award – Showcases the best marketing strategy to grow a personal luxury business.
  • Innovative Marketing Award – Displays the best use of data-driven marketing in a luxury market report to acquire new business.


The combined talents of the event organizers have bought a remarkable line-up of speakers; each offering unique insights and techniques that will empower your luxury business with comprehensive strategies and a wealth of knowledge.

Matthew Ferrara

Keynote Speaker

Create Your Story

Philosopher, Keynote Speaker, Consultant,

Photographer and Cancer Survivor.  With an uncanny ability to help people create a context for new growth in their business.


Leslie Appleton-Young

VP Chief Economist, California Association of Realtors

The California Economy and Real Estate Market

Housing Wire’s 2017 Woman of Influence, a Master in Economics and Analyst of Real Estate Trends and Strategic Planning.



Tony Giordano

President and CEO of Giordano Industries

Social Media as a Luxury Agent

The Social Agent, a 2017 international bestseller, a frequent guest on “Million Dollar Listing” Founder and President of The Opulent Agency, a high-end marketing agency for luxury properties around the globe.


Jim Walberg

The Bay Area Team – Pacific Union/Christie’s International

On Inspiration

Bay Area Entrepreneur for 45+ years, 2014 Philanthropist of the Year by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, speaker and writer on Marketing Luxury Real Estate, Social Media Strategies and Building Your Business Globally.

The Groundlings

Improv Troupe

And Now for Something Completely Different

Notable alumni include Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Jennifer Coolidge, Lisa Kudrow, Kathy Griffin, Chris Parnell, Cheryl Hines, Mindy Sterling, Maya Rudolph, Andrew Friedman & More! The Troupe will perform a never-before-seen set.


And there’s more to be announced

Topics in the Making

* Creating a Web of Influence with the Affluent

* Marketing Solutions and Innovative Techniques

* Branding that Impacts and Connects Effectively

* Statistical Analysis that Enhances Visibility and Expertise.


The full agenda can be found here.


Held November 8th through 10th at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, guests will delight in coastal vistas, conveniently located only 20 miles from the major nearby airports.

Can you create something like this:  


Space is limited and already the event is over 70% booked….Book your tickets for this unique lifestyle event and look forward to enjoying the ultimate luxury showcase. Indulge in exquisite hospitality, exclusive experiences and see the very best that luxury real estate has to offer.



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